Family Guy

10 Worst Episodes of Family Guy

Family Guy is a popular and long-running animated series that debuted on FOX in 1999. It follows the adventures of the Griffin family, whose members include Peter, Lois, Stewie, Meg, Chris, and Brian the talking dog. While many of the episodes are beloved by fans, there are some that are considered to be the worst. In this article, we will take a look at the Family Guy episodes ranked as the least popular and discuss why they are considered to be the worst.

The worst episodes of Family Guy often feature jokes that don't land, characters behaving out of character, and storylines that don't make sense. For example, in the episode "Emission Impossible," Peter is accidentally frozen in carbonite, and the resulting plot twist is considered too outlandish even for this zany show.

In addition to episodes that feel too far-fetched, there are also those that are considered to be too offensive. For example, "Baby Not On Board" features a joke about Down Syndrome that many viewers found to be insensitive and in poor taste.

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#1 - You Can't Handle the Booth (Season 17 - Episode 16)

The Griffins provide DVD commentary on a recent episode and reveal never-before-told drama between Peter and Lois.

The episode was rated 6.19 from 863 votes.

Family Guy - S16E12

#2 - Send in Stewie, Please (Season 16 - Episode 12)


When Stewie gets sent to see his school's child psychologist for a surprising session, he reveals major secrets about himself.

The episode was rated 6.86 from 1292 votes.

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#3 - Rock Hard (Season 20 - Episode 2)

While at an old record store, Peter and the guys recount tales of three rock legends: Jim Morrison, Muddy Waters and Elton John.

The episode was rated 6.87 from 575 votes.

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#4 - HBO-No (Season 20 - Episode 14)


The Griffins tell their own versions of three HBO shows: "Game of Thrones," "Succession" and "Big Little Lies."

The episode was rated 7.00 from 450 votes.

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#5 - Old West (Season 21 - Episode 12)

The guys try to help Mayor Wild West reconnect with his estranged father, Old West.

The episode was rated 7.02 from 282 votes.

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#6 - Love Story Guy (Season 21 - Episode 11)


The guys recount their first true love stories, leading to parodies of "Castaway," "Dirty Dancing" and various Meg Ryan rom-coms.

The episode was rated 7.03 from 323 votes.

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#7 - CutawayLand (Season 19 - Episode 4)

While spending a day on the beach with their children, Lois and Peter try to find a secluded spot to have sex, but keep getting interrupted by the children. At home, when Brian and the kids annoy them again, the two yell at them and do a cutaway joke simultaneously, causing them to be sent into the cutaway. They soon understand they have been teleported to an alternate universe where all the show's cutaways reside and new ones are made, which Lois dubs "Cutawayland". They also learn it takes two people to send them to Cutawayland and one person to move them around cutaways by creating one or mentioning a previous one. While Brian and the kids call Joe to find Peter and Lois, the two enjoy their time in Cutawayland, until the latter decides she wants to return to their family and persuades Peter to do the same. However, they instead cause the rest of the family to be teleported into Cutawayland as well.

The episode was rated 7.03 from 607 votes.

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#8 - Bri-Da (Season 18 - Episode 2)


Peter and his friends are sick of forgetting the million-dollar business ideas they come up with while drinking, so they strap on Joe's police body cams to record their every move. Meanwhile, Quagmire is trying to come to terms with an unexpected family development.

The episode was rated 7.04 from 908 votes.

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#9 - Who's Brian Now? (Season 19 - Episode 16)

Brian has a microchip that reveals he had a family before the Griffins, when he then seeks out. After meeting the richer, smarter Hendersons, Brian struggles to enjoy his life with the Griffins as much as he once did.

The episode was rated 7.06 from 509 votes.

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#10 - Boys & Squirrels (Season 19 - Episode 3)


Peter chops down a tree with a chainsaw, leaving a young squirrel orphaned, which Chris and Stewie decide to raise together. Peter goes to Dr. Hartman and gets chiropractic therapy, making him taller.

The episode was rated 7.06 from 617 votes.

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